|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1850|
|Death: ||Aug. 27, 1930|
William was Pike County Treasurer from 1876 - 1878 and a member of Pike Lodge #91 in Murfreesboro.
The June 15, 1880 Census Thompson Pike County,AR list W. J. Smedley age 29 farmer wife Margaret (Edmondson) Smedley age 23 keeping house sons Tom (Thomas) age 3, Jas. R. age 2 months daughter Emma age 2 and Jas. (James A.) Edmondson age 21 laborer on farm living in household #106.
The June 7, 1900 Census Thompson Township, Pike County,AR list William J. Smedley age 49 wife Margarett E. (Edmondson) Smedley age 45 daughter Emma L. age 21, sons John N. age 18 farm labor, Henry G. age 11 farm laborer living in household #49.
The April 22, 1910 Census Thompson Township Kimberly Town Pike County,AR list John W. Smedley age 59 second wife Sallie T. (Cooley) Smedley age 31 and daughter Emma (from first marriage) age 31 living in household #110.
The January 2, 1920 Census Thompson Township Kimberly Town Pike County,AR list John Smedley age 69 farmer not on farm at present second wife Sally (Cooley) Smedley age 46 sons Coleman age 8, Holman age 7, Miller age 5, W. T. age 4 months daughter Emma age 46 single (from his first marriage) living in household #4, own home free of mortgage.
The April 2, 1930 Census Thompson Township Kimberly Town Pike County,AR list William J. Smedley age 79 general farmer second wife Sallie (Cooley) Smedley age 49 sons Coleman age 18 farm laborer, Holman age 16 farm laborer, Miller age 14 farm laborer, William T. age 11 farm laborer living in household #5, own home value 1300.
Margaret Elizabeth Edmondson Smedley (1855 - 1909)*
Sarah "Sallie" Tennessee Cooley Smedley (1879 - 1968)*
Emma Lou Smedley (1878 - ____)*
Austin Q. Miller Smedley (1914 - 1983)*
William Thomas Smedley (1919 - 1997)*
Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Record added: Jul 01, 2007
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